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Blair Bigham, MD, MSc, EMT-P, August 08, 2020
Medications and toxidrome can help you narrow the problem down.
July 14, 2020
Topics discussed: Texas surge, Florida 15% positive rate, higher trauma numbers in Atlanta, COVID causing hypokalemia means avoid amiodarone, Milwaukee DNC event
July 14, 2020
Research notes timely prehospital blood and plasma transfusions result in better patient outcomes.
July 14, 2020
EMT Amber Horton, whose son has severe autism, is training fellow providers how to help pediatric patients who are on the spectrum.
James Careless, July 13, 2020
Are they useful symptoms for EMS providers evaluating possible coronavirus patients?
Dick Blanchet and Samantha Greene, July 12, 2020
Look for fast respirations, cyanosis, and a pulse-ox reading that’s surprisingly low.
Joe Caruso BS, EMT, and Christopher Gaeta, July 11, 2020
Continuity of care has been interrupted, complicating complex conditions.
July 10, 2020
The new technology permits a clinician to see two waveforms and the patient’s vitals, including the patient’s temperature, heart rate, SpO2, and end-tidal CO2 on the monitor/defibrillator.
July 09, 2020
A Cleveland Clinic study shows stress cardiomyopathy incidents have doubled in comparison to those before the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 08, 2020
The medical device helps EMS, firefighters and military personnel track five patient parameters to optimize care.
July 07, 2020
Body cam footage shows Kyle Foster Clark and Brad Alan Cox mocking a patient who had been beaten and later died.
Daniel Casciato, July 05, 2020
This year’s events aside, cruise ship paramedic jobs have lots to offer.
James DuCanto, MD, July 04, 2020
Videos show how to contain potential aerosol plumes when managing COVID patients' airways.
James Careless, July 03, 2020
It took a major resuscitative effort to get a Georgia woman past her cardiac arrest and heart attack. 
July 01, 2020
Double sequential external defibrillation (DSED) is a potential new intervention for patients in ventricular fibrillation who don't respond to traditional resuscitation, but it has yet to be…
July 01, 2020
Texas, Florida, Arizona numbers "through the roof," hospital diversions: The latest on COVID-19.
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